Glossary of Medical Terms

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A viral mutant that can replicate under some (permissive) conditions but not under another (restrictive or nonpermissive) conditions, the parent (wild type) strain being able to replicate under both conditions. See: suppressor-sensitive mutant, temperature-sensitive mutant. Synonym: conditional-lethal mutant.
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